Chinese airlines fly high with A-share placements

More Chinese airlines taxi down the runway in search of fresh equity to reduce high leverage and finance expansion.

Chinese airlines fly high with A-share placements

A group of Chinese airlines have announced plans to tap the A-share market for fresh capital as the sector seeks to reduce its high leverage and finance expansion during a period of low oil prices and growing traffic volumes.

Since the end of June, Air China, Spring Airlines and Juneyao Airlines have all announced plans to raise equity finance, joining China Eastern and Hainan Airlines, which executed private placements in April.


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